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Police: Boat with 176 Syrians reaches Cyprus from Turkey

November 3, 2017 5:25 PM
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NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus police say food and medical care are being given to 176 migrants who reached the island's northwestern coast aboard a boat.

Police spokesman Michalis Ioannou told The Associated Press that the 16-meter (53-foot) vessel arrived Friday afternoon after setting sail from a point near Mersin, Turkey, and traveling overnight.

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